"Fujian's style is similar to us in some sense, our familiarity to their strategies makes it easy to find out countermeasures," said Shanghai's head coach Wang Zhiteng. Enditem
AC Milan continued their good form as they won 2-0 away to Crotone, Franck Kessie's penalty put the Rossoneri in charge in the first half, while new arrival Brahim Diaz sealed matters after the break.
The first game of the day saw Alaves draw 0-0 at home to Getafe in a game where the first half was more open than the second. Enditem
Zidane is likely to bring either Isco or Luka Modric into his starting 11 to replace Kroos, although the doubt remains whether he will use a 4-4-2 with a midfield diamond formation that helped Madrid beat Betis at the weekend, or the 4-3-3 he fielded away to Real Sociedad in his side's league opener.
"I feel great that I will finally compete this year after the coronavirus shattered by season, including my Olympic debut. Now I have a chance to race before starting again on my Olympic preparations," Cherono, who was named by Athletics Kenya in their Olympic men team alongside world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge and world marathon bronze medalist Amos Kipruto, told Xinhua.
Juve went a player down in the 62nd minute as Adrien Rabiot was sent off after collecting his second yellow.
Bayern looked more active but wasn't able to create clear-cut chances against a well-positioned Hoffenheim defence.
Suzhou, in east China's Jiangsu province, will host Final A, while Final B will be staged in Dalian, in northeast China's Liaoning province.
After a devastating 18-game winless run, Manuel Baum has been appointed the Royal Blues new head coach with former Schalke performer Naldo as assistant coach. Both signed a contract until June 30, 2022.
Another game on Monday saw Tianjin take a 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 25-17) victory over Fujian.
Failing to do the job could mean that 43-year-old board member Salihamidzic has not only upset coach Flick but could be in danger of coming under fire from Bayern's club leaders like Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Oliver Kahn. Enditem